• The 2015 Literary Fauxscars

    The 2015 Literary Fauxscars

     
  • In Defense of 50 Shades of Grey

    In Defense of Fifty Shades of Grey

  • From Page to Picture: The Dilemmas of Adaptation

    From Page to Picture: The Dilemmas of Adaptation

  • "A Fitting Costume to Our Last Act:” Mary Shelley's Alpine Redemption

    Mary Shelley's Alpine Redemption

  • Hemingway snow

    Following Hemingway's Tracks in the Snow

  • Alaska

    A Harry Potter State of Mind in Winter Alaska

  • Traveling With Empathy:  Cambodia

    Traveling With Empathy: Cambodia

  • SCOTTISHRT

    Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the Great Scottish Road Trip

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    Finding Balance in Bali

  • In Search of the Goddess in Ireland

    Seeking the Sacred and Profane in Kildare, Ireland

  • One True Sentence

    Literary Traveler: One True Sentence

Latest Articles

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50 Shades of Belle du Jour: Sex, Writing, and Making Movies

Article and Illustration by Haley Houseman Despite the pearl-clutching that occurred when Fifty Shades of Grey appeared on our cultural radar, […]

From Page to Picture: The Dilemmas of Adaptation

“A Fitting Costume to Our Last Act:” Mary Shelley’s Alpine Redemption

Hemingway in the Snow

The Importance of Empathy: Walking in Loung Ung’s Footsteps in Cambodia

Latest Tours

Columbia

COLOMBIA: A Paradise Where Reality and Magic Blur

Destination:  Colombia Dates: February 28–March 11, 2015 (11 nights) For more information on this trip please contact Literary Traveler. 1-855-LIT-TRVL Readings: Chronicle […]

Po’boys and Naughty Girls in N’awlins – The Land of Dreamy Dreams that Defies “Objective” Reality

ALONG THE MIGHTY MEKONG: Cambodia and Vietnam

IN A QUIET CORNER OF ITALY …TRIESTE

ALICE MUNRO: MASTER OF THE CONTEMPORARY SHORT STORY

From the Blog

What’s Your One True Sentence? We want to know what has inspired you.

What’s Your One True Sentence? We want to know what has inspired you.

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” – Ernest Hemingway We have just launched something spe[...]
Thoughts from the First Day of Toronto Pursuits 2014

Thoughts from the First Day of Toronto Pursuits 2014

Guest Post by Ann Kirkland of Classical Pursuits The first full day of Toronto Pursuits was a great success. It was great to see and meet some of the [...]

Latest Book Reviews

Literary Fauxscars 2015

The 2015 Literary Fauxscars: The Results are In!

Every year, the staff of Literary Traveler has a lot of fun watching and discussing the year’s best (and not-so-great) […]

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Current Events and the Big Screen: ‘Rosewater’ and the Arab Spring

By Haley Houseman Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show encourages us to take our current events with both seriousness and levity, but […]

Travel

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Bookstore Review: McNally Jackson, Where You Can Shop, Self-Publish, and Sip Espresso

Words and Illustration by Haley Houseman With a lively social media presence and supportive atmosphere, McNally Jackson is out to […]

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Literary Destination: The Edinburgh Writer’s Museum

by Stéphanie de Geus Edinburgh at night steals your breath away. It’s love at first sight. In one glance, the historic […]

Gear

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We Recommend This Bag: Kulkea Boot Trekker

Snap on your helmet and pack in your boots: It’s time to go skiing. But instead of throwing everything into […]

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We Recommend This App: Photosynth

by Alex Nicoll Photosynth is an app on iOS and Windows phones that allows you to make panoramas of any […]

Hotels

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50 Shades of Escape: Literary Trips To Heat Up Your February

by Marisela Navarro I have always considered reading fiction to “escape” an active pursuit, not a passive release. It feels […]

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A Creative Retreat at Mirbeau Inn & Spa

In early November, the Literary Traveler staff headed out for a retreat. We wanted to refresh our minds, to open […]